How To
Write A
Standout
Résumé That
Gets Results
The job market is more competitive than ever. How will you
make sure YOUR résumé stands out and gets attention?
Essential Tips to Create a Standout,
Results-Generating Résumé
Résumé Writing Tip #1:
It isn’t about you, it is
about the employer!
Your focus and emphasis should
be on creating content that is
employer-centered and focused
on how you have the unique and...
Résumé
Writing Tip #2:
Employers don’t care about what you know how to do. They
care about what you DO with what you know ...
Continually ask yourself “so
what?”in terms of your
achievement.
What did you improve, save, increase,
enhance, etc? What ...
Challenge…
Action…
Result…
Incorporate the CAR technique.
Résumé
Writing Tip #3:
Illustrate passion. Don’t be afraid to show yourself!
Let your personality and your authentic personal brand shine
through, and illustrate your passion for your job.
Résumé
Writing Tip #4:
Rip your résumé
in half.
Résumé
Go ahead. Do it. Print a copy of your résumé and then take
the first page and rip it in half. Now throw away the bottom
ha...
Prove Value!
Prove Impact!
Michelle Dumas runs of one of the longest-standing
and most respected professional résumé
writing firms on the internet, D...
How to Write a Standout Resume that Gets Results
How to Write a Standout Resume that Gets Results
How to Write a Standout Resume that Gets Results
How to Write a Standout Resume that Gets Results
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

How to Write a Standout Resume that Gets Results

1,125 views
1,056 views

Published on

In today’s competitive job market your resume must be extraordinary in order to standout, get attention, and win you interviews. The 4 tips in this slideshow provide insider knowledge and actual resume examples from a professional resume writer that will help you transform your resume to achieve amazing results.

For a free checklist to help you assess and improve your resume today, and for more tips about resume writing and job search, visit us at www.distinctiveweb.com or follow us at:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/distinctivedocs
Facebook: http://facebook.com/DistinctiveDocuments
Google+: http://plus.google.com/+Distinctivewebofficial
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/michelledumas

Published in: Career
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,125
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
339
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
15
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

How to Write a Standout Resume that Gets Results

  1. 1. How To Write A Standout Résumé That Gets Results
  2. 2. The job market is more competitive than ever. How will you make sure YOUR résumé stands out and gets attention?
  3. 3. Essential Tips to Create a Standout, Results-Generating Résumé
  4. 4. Résumé Writing Tip #1: It isn’t about you, it is about the employer!
  5. 5. Your focus and emphasis should be on creating content that is employer-centered and focused on how you have the unique and superior ability to meet their needs and solve their problems.
  6. 6. Résumé Writing Tip #2: Employers don’t care about what you know how to do. They care about what you DO with what you know how to do.
  7. 7. Continually ask yourself “so what?”in terms of your achievement. What did you improve, save, increase, enhance, etc? What impact did the work you do have on the companies?
  8. 8. Challenge… Action… Result… Incorporate the CAR technique.
  9. 9. Résumé Writing Tip #3: Illustrate passion. Don’t be afraid to show yourself!
  10. 10. Let your personality and your authentic personal brand shine through, and illustrate your passion for your job.
  11. 11. Résumé Writing Tip #4: Rip your résumé in half. Résumé
  12. 12. Go ahead. Do it. Print a copy of your résumé and then take the first page and rip it in half. Now throw away the bottom half and concentrate on the top half. This is the most important section of your résumé. This top half of your résumé must be absolutely compelling. It must seize the reader’s attention and draw them in with content that leaves absolutely no doubt that you are the perfect candidate to fulfill their needs and solve their problems.
  13. 13. Prove Value! Prove Impact!
  14. 14. Michelle Dumas runs of one of the longest-standing and most respected professional résumé writing firms on the internet, Distinctive Career Services, LLC (dba Distinctive Documents). Since 1996, Michelle has empowered thousands of professionals with résumés that get results and win jobs fast. Get insider résumé writing tips that you won't find anywhere else at her website. Go now to www.distinctiveweb.com The Internet’s Résumé & Career Marketing Specialists…Since 1996 www.distinctiveweb.com resumes@distinctiveweb.com (800) 644-9694 Copyright © 2014, Distinctive Career Services, LLC

×